Why is it important to consult with a New Jersey Sex Offense Attorney for Juveniles?
Most people in New Jersey have heard of Megan’s Law. However, many people are not aware that juveniles, including pre-teens, can be subject to Megan’s Law too. This depends on the type of offense committed. Megan’s Law requires those convicted of or adjudicated delinquent of certain sex offenses to register and be subject to community notification.
If a juvenile has to register, at a minimum, he or she must register with the local police department. Also, juveniles Megan’s Law registrants must provide information about their residence, school enrollment, and employment. It is very important to understand Megan’s Law requirements for juveniles. Failure to comply with any requirements is a third-degree crime.
In addition to the duty to register, there are many non-legal consequences that result from committing a sex offense. That is why it is crucial to hire a New Jersey sex offense attorney for juveniles if your child has been charged with a sex offense. Further, an effective lawyer (experienced in sex offense law) may be able to avoid having your juvenile placed on NJ’s Megan’s Law.
JUVENILES & NEW JERSEY’S MEGAN’S LAW
Many legal and non-legal consequences of committing a sex crime persist long after court proceedings are over. Juveniles are not immune from these consequences.
Maynard Law Office, LLC has been fighting for the rights of juveniles charged with sex offenses for many years. Recently, the firm won a major victory for juveniles in the New Jersey Supreme Court, which found requiring juveniles to register as sex offenders for life unconstitutional.
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Maynard Law Office, LLC takes an early, aggressive approach in sex offense matters. Such an approach is vital to ensuring the best possible legal outcome for your child. Recently, James H. Maynard, Esq. achieved a huge victory for juvenile registrants. Call our office at 973-540-0054 today